Updates on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine, including booking details, please visit gov.bc.ca/getvaccinated or call 1-833-838-2323.

The City of Coquitlam continues to provide most civic services and take steps to protect the public and help limit the spread of COVID-19. For updates on specific programs and service areas, see the options listed to the left (if viewing on a computer) or listed below (if viewing on a mobile device).

We are closely monitoring the situation in British Columbia and locally. Please watch this page for updates to City services as the pandemic continues, and see the links at the bottom of the page for COVID-19 information from other government and health authorities.

We're all in this together; let's stay apart.

BC Vaccine Card

Updated Nov. 22, 2021

As of Monday, Sept. 13, proof of vaccination is required for entry to certain places and programs in Coquitlam, as outlined by the provincial government.

Activities where visitors 12+ years  will be required to show their BC Vaccine Card include:

  • Events at City facilities, including recreational programs and activities, with more than 50 people
  • Exercise, fitness, dance activities or adult sports of any size
  • Drop-in activities and adult sports at arenas and gymnasiums (Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex arenas, Poirier Forum, Pinetree and Centennial Activity Centre gymnasiums)
  • Adult coaches, referees, volunteers and helpers assisting with child or youth sport or programs
  • Parents in parent-participation programs, except for swimming programs
  • Spectators at events or in or near program areas, including swimming

Proof of vaccine will not be required at the following: 

  • Recreational programs or activities with less than 50 participants other than those stated above
  • Swimming pools (Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex, City Centre Aquatic Complex)
  • Child and youth participants in sport and recreational programs provided primarily for those under the age of 22 years
  • Before and after school programs
  • Teachers/instructors providing education activities with their students in City facilities
  • Rehab or exercise therapy programs
  • Government activities and services, including voting
  • Entry to City Hall, Town Centre Fire Hall, the RCMP detachment, and public areas at the Coquitlam Animal Shelter and the Austin Works Yard
  • Attendance at a public Council or advisory committee meeting

Mask Mandate

Updated Oct. 12, 2021

Provincial Health Orders state that masks are mandatory in all public indoor spaces for people ages 5 and up. This includes all City facilities, including City Hall, Recreation Centres, the Austin Works Yards, and all Community, Youth and Activity Centres.

Recreation and Service Updates

Updated Nov. 22, 2021

As we remain in Step 3 of BC’s Restart, the City of Coquitlam will be working  to reintroduce programming across our facilities, including all adult community centres, 50+ pavilions, and recreation programming. This page will be updated as further information becomes available. 

 At this time, masks are mandatory in all public indoor spaces. For service details, click on the link of the area of service. Staff are also available by phone or email; visit coquitlam.ca/contact for contact information. Many City services and transactions can be completed online through coquitlam.ca/eservices.

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  1. COVID-19 Restart Framework

The reopening of City facilities is guided by Coquitlam's COVID-19 Restart Framework, which is aligned with BC’s Restart.

  • Drop-in access to City Hall, Austin Works Yard, the Archives, the Animal Shelter and Town Centre Fire Hall, with safety controls in place.
  • Registered access through coquitlam.ca/registration for pre-registered activities and registered programs at Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex, City Centre Aquatic Centre, Pinetree and Poirier Community Centres, Eagle Ridge and Spani Outdoor Pools, and Dogwood and Glen Pine Pavilions.
  • Drop-in access returns for drop-in swimming and group fitness classes (swimming lessons and Cycle Fit still require pre-registration)

Modified participation in parks volunteer programs. For more information about parks volunteer programs, please email Park Spark.